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haggle about something

to bargain or negotiate about something. They are always willing to haggle about the price, so don't take the first price you're given. I wish you wouldn't try to haggle about everything when we shop.
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haggle (with someone) over someone or something

 and haggle with someone (over someone or something)
to argue with someone over someone or something. I don't want to haggle with you over Tom and whose team he's going to be on. Let's not haggle over the price. There is no point in haggling with her.
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haggle over

To bargain or negotiate over something, as an item or a price: The merchant and the buyer haggled over the price of the damaged towels.
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Dealership hagglers still driving force CAR buyers are trying their best to drive a hard bargain from dealers, according to research by Sainsbury's Bank.
The author takes us to many places on his journey to find the sources of white clay: to the hagglers, neon lights, and noodle shops of Jingdezhen, the domes and spires of Dresden, Johann Friedrich Bottger's prison in Meissen, the hills of Cornwall, a Walmart in the Appalachians--and the porcelain factory of Dachau.
The authors, all business strategists, explain how to recognize, manage and neutralize the time wasters, hagglers, distracters, and other saboteurs in your workplace and in your life.
In the survey, online hagglers in the market for electronics were successful 66 percent of the time.
Among the hagglers, 46% said their provider dropped the price by as much as $50 per month, 31% got a new promotional rate and 29% received additional premium channels.
With no time to snooze, we headed off to see the village of Rabil and the island's capital, Sal Rei, where quality souvenirs can be found on the cheap for good hagglers.
8220;With JBF, there's no sitting in the sun all day and dealing with hagglers or setting up a personal exchange with a complete stranger.
Among the hagglers, 46 percent said their provider dropped their price by as much as $50 per month, 44 percent got a new or extended promotional rate, 33 percent received additional channels, and 16 percent got discounted or free equipment.
Britain's hagglers are most likely to be located in Gloucester, where the average yearly savings negotiated are five times more than the national average at [pounds sterling]6,683.
Successful hagglers said they were prepared to walk away from a sale and many asked for money off for minor faults or for buying multiple items or a cash discount.
Bargain-hunting Britons are successful hagglers NINE out of 10 Britons have had success when negotiating money off a purchase or trying to get freebie extras, a study has found.
Tour guides say you can get 20-30 per cent off, but seasoned hagglers pay half or less.
Souks from Marrakesh to Cairo to the Muttrah, Oman, are of world renown for their colour, warren-like nature, the frenzy of the hagglers, the smells, and the diversity of the shops and stalls.